Shades Of Natural

By Joyfrida Anindo They say I am not natural, It’s the pink line beneath my lash, The yellow hue around my eye, The purple plate on my lip, Reflecting the sun when I smile.   They say I am not natural, It’s the kinky curl of my locks, The frilly flow of my weave, The straight […]
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Wallflower

By Ludo Chalashika You are flower, and I will surely die in marvel of your magnificence. The seas bow down, stilled, when sanctified by your presence. When shaken and raged into tidal waves by Mother Nature’s inconsistencies, I am stilled, still, within such restlessness. Silence is maintained in honour of your solitude. Unseen by many while […]
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Joy

by Mxtrx N And two years later. No one, least of all us, Could ever imagine, We would lay here The moon illuminating your room Soft sounds fill your room  You touch me like you want to soak me in Like you’re remembering And relearning. Connecting. Black bodies Queer bodies. Soft bodies Eye contact and heavy […]
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